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Alaska Blog Series - Why Cruise Alaska?




The beauty that is Alaska is breathtaking and no amount of words can describe it accurately.  It is something you need to experience and see in person. When they say it is the last frontier, that statement couldn’t be truer.





I’ve sailed to Alaska three times over many years and I still want to go back again. There is always something else that I want to see or do that I didn’t get to on my last trip. On two of those sailings, I went in the beginning of June and both were different in what we saw and experienced. On one, the warmer weather had just moved in, so waterfalls were abundant in every port of call.


 You may wonder if bringing children on this cruise is worthwhile. I can say without a shadow of a doubt it is.There are many educational opportunities that children won’t even realize because they’re having such fun and enjoying the majesty of the mountains, sites and wildlife. It’s an education not sitting behind a desk in a room, but outside experiencing it first-hand.

Some cruise lines will have experts they may bring on board for the day or guest lecturers that sail with you doing a serious of lectures. Our sailing on Celebrity Cruise Line had a guest lecturer who did a series on the different wildlife you’d see on your trip.  He was incredible and had interesting stories of his trips over the years working for National Geographic. Our sailing on Celebrity Cruise Line had a guest lecturer who did a series on the different wildlife you’d see on your trip. He was incredible and had interesting stories of his trips over the years working for National Geographic.



I also want to note that when I was taking photos at sundown when there was no sun; those photos would come out with a blue hue.  They are unusual, almost looking like a fake photo, but they are unique.
If you haven’t been to Alaska, I would recommend planning a trip there, you’ll be glad you did. 



-Agent Gloria

To contact Gloria to book your next cruise, she can be reached at gloria@kingdomkonsultant.com. 



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